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22 Carlo Ancelotti Quotes on Football (LEADERSHIP)

Top 10 Most Famous Carlo Ancelotti Quotes (BEST)

“I have never seen a talent like Ronaldo. He always scores, scores, scores. The first game he played for Milan, Sienna away, I said to him, ‘I can’t put you on the pitch. You are 100kg.’ ‘Mister,’ he said, ‘don’t worry, I will score.’ I put him in, and he scored twice.”

Carlo Ancelotti
Football is the most important of the less important things in the world.
Football is the most important of the less important things in the world.
That is what a good manager does - you study and think and discuss, and you come up with a model of playing.
That is what a good manager does – you study and think and discuss, and you come up with a model of playing.
To find a clear identity for the team - that is not about buying certain players for a lot of money. It is about getting players who want to play the right way.
To find a clear identity for the team – that is not about buying certain players for a lot of money. It is about getting players who want to play the right way.
For me, the Premier League is full of quality, and the clubs competing at the top are the same who compete at the top of Europe every year.
For me, the Premier League is full of quality, and the clubs competing at the top are the same who compete at the top of Europe every year.

“Usually, a Brazilian doesn’t like to work hard in training, doesn’t like to stay focused. I trained a lot of Brazilian players. I had a problem with Ronaldo at Milan. It was not easy to get him fit! Ronaldo was 100kg but was the quickest in the 10 metre test!”

Carlo Ancelotti
I'm in favour of innovation, just as long as the game does not suffer for it.
I’m in favour of innovation, just as long as the game does not suffer for it.
I like to be funny. I can't stay all the time focused, disciplined, controlled. Behaviour like that is impossible.
I like to be funny. I can’t stay all the time focused, disciplined, controlled. Behaviour like that is impossible.
Firmino is the most decisive player because he comes to play between the lines and opens the spaces to his team-mates.
Firmino is the most decisive player because he comes to play between the lines and opens the spaces to his team-mates.
My ass is earthquake-proof.
My ass is earthquake-proof.

6 Carlo Ancelotti Quotes About Football that will Make You Think (SOCCER)

“Comparing Isco to Zidane isn’t ridiculous. He is very close to Zidane in terms of ability, they have a lot of similarities. Zidane is obviously in a better position to judge, and he said Isco isn’t there yet but could come close in the future.”

Carlo Ancelotti
Usually, the most intelligent player is a midfielder.
Usually, the most intelligent player is a midfielder.
Ronaldo is a unique player for all of his talent and his professionalism. He is a player who is extraordinarily consistent.
Ronaldo is a unique player for all of his talent and his professionalism. He is a player who is extraordinarily consistent.
The team had done the maximum to win this game. So I couldn't be angry. I think this was destiny.
The team had done the maximum to win this game. So I couldn’t be angry. I think this was destiny.
Lyon are the same away from home as they are at home, they have the same way of playing.
Lyon are the same away from home as they are at home, they have the same way of playing.

“I love my job. I don’t find it stressful, and I only took a rest because I didn’t find another club after Real. It was not something that I needed because of stress, because that is not a problem for me. I don’t have pressure. I like my job, and I know how it is. I have experience.”

Carlo Ancelotti

6 Carlo Ancelotti Quotes on Managing Players

“You, as a manager, are judged on results and not on the work you do and the performance of the team. Imagine paying a guy a huge amount of money and then judging him not on the things he can control, but on those he can’t.”

Carlo Ancelotti
The owner or president is the person who controls the club. The coach's job is to keep him happy. But the key to success, as a manager, is your relationship with the players.
The owner or president is the person who controls the club. The coach’s job is to keep him happy. But the key to success, as a manager, is your relationship with the players.
I have worked with some of the most important players, like Ronaldo, Ibrahimovic, Kaka, Zidane, but the best are easy to work with because they are so professional.
I have worked with some of the most important players, like Ronaldo, Ibrahimovic, Kaka, Zidane, but the best are easy to work with because they are so professional.
I have a lot of power. Here, I can decide: training at six in the morning! Training 11 in the night! But my style is not to impose.
I have a lot of power. Here, I can decide: training at six in the morning! Training 11 in the night! But my style is not to impose.
Of course, sometimes I become angry, but usually my relationship with the players is calm.
Of course, sometimes I become angry, but usually my relationship with the players is calm.

“The fact that these owners sacked me doesn’t mean that our relationship is broken. I still get on well with Florentino, and although I haven’t spoken much with Abramovich since I left Chelsea, I have no problem with him.”

Carlo Ancelotti

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